The Statewide Payroll and Human Resource System (SPAHRS) is an integrated, mainframe-based, centrally controlled enterprise payroll and human resource system. The system provides uniformity in the application of federal and state regulations and policies. SPAHRS supports the following payroll and human resource functions:

  • Maintenance of Agency, Occupation, and Position Information
  • Employment
  • Contract WINs
  • WINs Without a Contract
  • Propose Wage, Salary, and Fringe Benefits
  • Manage Contracts
  • Payment
  • Report Time
  • Travel


DFA Travel Forms

SPAHRS Legacy Training Materials and Training Schedule

SPAHRS Security 


Schedule of Availability

  • Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
  • Last working day of the month 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Scheduled maintenance by ITS or MMRS will be posted on our "Featured News" (Home) page and the SPAHRS Banner Screen.

Requests for SPAHRS Week-end Availability

SPAHRS will be unavailable on weekends unless a request for exception is made in writing by Thursday Noon preceding the requested weekend. Send requests for exceptions to Arlene Thompson at:, Jeff Sills at:, or via fax at 601-359-6551. Exceptions to this rule will be:

  • Legislative Session conference weekends.
  • Saturdays in June for end of year processing.


System Requirements

TN3270 emulation software is needed to access the SPAHRS application.

Printers used for printing from SPAHRS must support Printer Command Language (PCL) Version 5 or higher. Please verify that the model of printer selected for printing from SPAHRS meets this specification prior to purchase.

Connectivity Issues


Connectivity Issues

Problems connecting to the State Computer Center, including issues with printing from SPAHRS, should be addressed by your agency MIS Director, or by contacting the Information Technology Services (ITS) ServiceDesk at 601-432-8080.

TPX login issues are also handled by the ITS ServiceDesk.

For problems logging into SPAHRS, contact the MMRS Call Center at 601-359-1343.

File Layouts


Payroll Due Dates



Payroll Due Dates

Click on a link below to view a monthly schedule of payroll due dates for Regular, Supplemental, and Weekly Legislative Travel payrolls, or for Travel payrolls.  If you have any questions or comments, contact Derek Easley, DFA/OFM at 601-359-5699.

All payrolls are due to the Bureau of Financial Control at Noon on the due date.  All payroll checks (Monthly, Semi-Monthly, Contract, Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Legislative, Travel, and Supplemental) can be picked up on the morning of payday after 7:30 a.m., unless previous arrangements have been made.


Pay Dates

Travel Pay Dates Payroll and Travel Calendar

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September 2019

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